Tim Tebow Trade Rumors: Which Teams Make Most Sense for QB?

Ryan AlfieriCorrespondent IIIMarch 13, 2012

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 14:  Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos looks on against the New England Patriots during their AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium on January 14, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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One of the biggest reasons why the Broncos are so desperate to get Manning is that it will rid them of the nightmare of irony that is Tim Tebow

Should Manning choose the Broncos, one of his stipulations will likely be that Tebow is not on the roster—who wants to deal with Tebowmanics if you don't have to?

Tebow's market should be interesting. Teams willing to trade for him will be more interested in what he brings to the bottom line than how he throws the football. Of course, it is going to be difficult to sell the idea to a head coach or general manager to design an entire team around such a polarizing, unconventional player. 

Jacksonville Jaguars

The most obvious spot seems to be Jacksonville, which is not far from where Tebow grew up and played his high school and college football. He will be an instant ticket seller, which is very attractive to a franchise that is trying to find a way to avoid relocation. 

Actually, the Jags have the personnel to do what Denver did last year—they have the talent at running back, an offensive line that is solid at run blocking, and a defense that can keep the score close. All they would need to add is a receiver to catch one of Tebow's long balls a few times a game.

Buffalo Bills

The Bills were reportedly interested in drafting Tebow before the Broncos took him much higher than they anticipated. Ryan Fitzpatrick's performance fell off a cliff last year and bringing in Tebow as a project to develop behind Fitzpatrick could pay off down the road.

Also, the Bills could use someone to help sell tickets and avoid their own rumored relocation to somewhere like Toronto. Tebow sells, no matter where he plays.